Executive Director People & Culture - Fisher Leadership
Close Date: 31/01/2023
REF: AMBepc1222
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Executive Director People & Culture

Close Date: 31/01/2023
REF: AMBepc1222
  • Trusted advisor and strategic leadership opportunity
  • Lead during a time of significant cultural reform and transformation
  • A unique working environment where the actions of each employee and volunteer contribute to the care that is provided for patients


The Position

Ambulance Victoria (AV) is proud to deliver vital, life-saving emergency medical and transport services to the Victorian community.

As a world-leading service committed to providing high-quality pre-hospital care to every patient, every time, the services of AV are evolving to meet the growing and increasingly complex needs of Victorians. It is AV’s promise to every patient which sits at the heart of everything they do. Every AV employee plays a vital role in delivering critical services to the Victorian public as they are a part of a workforce dedicated to bringing to life the vision of ‘Outstanding emergency health care every time’.

Ambulance Victoria is seeking to appoint an Executive Director, People & Culture to lead the strategic direction of the portfolio, supporting the organisation at a period of significant cultural transformation and reform.  As an expert counsel to the CEO and the AV Board, the ED, P&C will oversee a large remit that includes Human Resources, Health and Safety, Wellbeing, Employee Relations, Community Education and Engagement, and Organisational Transformation and Development functions.

The successful incumbent will be an experienced, strategic executive who is inspirational, inclusive, collaborative and driven.  The scope for impact in this role is significant and will require a leader who is passionate about leading and delivering reform for a dedicated workforce in a highly dynamic and complex environment. The successful candidate will have exceptional stakeholder engagement skills and demonstrated experience working at a strategic level within an organisation during significant change. Highly developed influencing, problem solving and strategic decision making will be key to the success of this role. Broad executive general management experience within People and Culture in the public sector will be highly regarded.

This is an incredible opportunity to contribute to the delivery of world class outcomes for the health of our community.

The Organisation

AV’s workforce of more than 6,000 highly trained paramedics and intensive care paramedics, some 1,500 community first responders and over 500 corporate and specialist support staff are dedicated to providing best care every single day.

With a 138-year history of leveraging leading edge research and innovative, and evidence-based clinical practices, Ambulance Victoria responds to close to a million Triple Zero (000) calls for emergency medical response annually.

Ambulance Victoria is a unique working environment, where the actions of each employee and volunteer contribute to the aim of caring for our patients. With the lifesaving work of AV paramedics at the cornerstone of our work, what goes on behind the scenes is just as important to helping us help the community.

To apply – please click on ‘APPLY NOW’ and using reference AMBepc1222, address your cover letter and resume to Sandra Kerr or Deborah Komesaroff, of Fisher Leadership, or call 1300 347 437 for further information.

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